Fort Kid to hold 28th birthday celebration

Fort Kid, Knoxville’s community-built playground at the World’s Fair Park, will celebrate its 28th birthday with ice cream and cake on Saturday, April 20, from 2-4 p.m. at 1049 World’s Fair Park Drive. Fort Kid was designed by the children of Knoxville and built in five consecutive days, April 3-7, 1991, by 2,500 volunteers from the greater Knoxville area. Visitors … Read More


Fort Kid, Knoxville’s community-built playground, will be renovated the same way it was built 23 years ago – with the effort of community leaders and volunteers. On Saturday, Sept. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., volunteers will paint, remove weeds and spread pea gravel and mulch.